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€4m funding win for West Midlands cities’ migration-friendly plan

Published on Wednesday, 11 October 2017 in Community and living news

Three West Midlands cities have won over four million euros to help the region's communities get the maximum benefit from migration and improve migrants’ and refugees’ sense of belonging.

Chemistry fun for families at Coventry Libraries

Published on Friday, 20 October 2017 in Libraries news

Children and families are in for a treat this half term as Coventry Libraries will be hosting some free chemistry sessions, where children can have a go at making bath bombs and snow globes!

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City of Culture judges visit city

Published on Friday, 20 October 2017 in Community and living news

The judges who decide whether Coventry lands UK City of Culture 2021 have paid a visit to the city.

Upcoming Schools Health and Safety Training Courses

Published on Friday, 20 October 2017 in Health and safety news

Health and Safety training courses for schools 2017/2018

Coventry amongst winners of funding to upgrade testing infrastructure for connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) technology.

Published on Friday, 20 October 2017 in Regeneration news

The government has announced winners of a £51 million competition to develop world leading self driving car testing infrastructure with Coventry based universities and industry.

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Exciting proposals to transform the Upper Precinct Public exhibition

Published on Thursday, 19 October 2017 in Regeneration news

Shearer Property Group and the owners of The Upper Precinct are consulting on proposals to provide a total transformation of the City’s prime shopping environment.

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Broad Park House to celebrate 50 years on 31 October

Published on Wednesday, 18 October 2017 in Health and social care news

A Coventry residential centre for children with learning disabilities is about to turn 50 – and old friends are being invited back to join the celebrations.

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Minute to win it

Published on Tuesday, 17 October 2017 in Community and living news

Coventry musicians have recorded a song in support of Coventry's bid to be City of Culture in 2021.

Firm fined over car-park flytipping

Published on Tuesday, 17 October 2017 in Environment and waste news

A Coventry firm has been ordered to pay out over £1,300 after waste was found dumped in a city car park.

Launch of Children and Young Persons’ Project evaluation report

Published on Monday, 16 October 2017 in Services for schools news

Coventry Citizens Advice would like to invite current partners and new to showcase of their recent evaluation report on Wednesday 1 November, 4.30pm – 5.30pm.

Freemen of the City 2017

Coventry welcomes new Freemen of the City

Published on Monday, 16 October 2017 in Civic recognition and awards news

Ten people have been honoured with the title of Freemen of the City in a ceremony at the Council House.

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Coventry city centre to be more 'playable' next week

Published on Friday, 13 October 2017 in Community and living news

Bins that burp, scooters that go faster when you scream and a bench that warms your backside when you talk are coming to Coventry next week and are designed to make the city more playable.

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Coventry children shadow Lord Mayor for the day

Published on Thursday, 12 October 2017 in Children and families news

Pupils from Limbrick Wood Primary School found out what it meant to be Lord Mayor for the day by shadowing him on his civic duties.

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Albert is latest Good Citizen

Published on Wednesday, 11 October 2017 in Lord Mayor news

Albert Neale is Coventry’s latest Good Citizen after he was presented with an Award by the Lord Mayor today.

Ambition anniversary celebrates young people’s successes

Published on Wednesday, 11 October 2017 in Jobs and careers news

Young people from across Coventry celebrated their successes getting into rewarding jobs, training and educational opportunities during the first anniversary of the city’s Ambition programme.

Free WiFi coming to city centre

Published on Wednesday, 11 October 2017 in Community and living news

Free public WiFi is coming to Coventry city centre, bringing a stream of social and economic benefits for residents, visitors and businesses.

Attendees at OneCov2017

OneCov2017 is a success

Published on Wednesday, 11 October 2017 in Community and living news

A partnership community engagement event that took place this weekend was a big success.

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Record haul of illegal cigarettes seized in city

Published on Tuesday, 10 October 2017 in Trading standards news

Over one million illegal cigarettes were seized in a joint operation between Coventry Trading Standards, Coventry Police and Immigration yesterday (9 October).

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Art on the buses highlights mental health

Published on Tuesday, 10 October 2017 in Health and social care news

A visiting artist supported Coventry’s mental health festival by creating charcoal drawings on free newspapers and leaving them for other bus passengers to enjoy.

World Mental Health Day

Published on Tuesday, 10 October 2017 in Public health news

10 October marks World Mental Health Day.

Older people enjoying a vintage Tea Party at Allesley Park and Bell Green Library

Vintage Tea Parties bring people together for Older People’s Day

Published on Tuesday, 10 October 2017 in Libraries news

This year Coventry Libraries organised Book Lovers Vintage Tea Parties at Allesley Park Library and Bell Green Library to mark Older People’s Day.

Crafts of the Punjab - private view for teachers

Published on Monday, 09 October 2017 in Services for schools news

For thousands of years, the Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent has been a cultural crossroad, resulting in a rich and vibrant legacy of arts and crafts.

School library training sessions

Published on Monday, 09 October 2017 in Services for schools news

Tailor made training sessions for school staff 2017/2018.

Baby Loss Awareness Week

Published on Monday, 09 October 2017 in Public health news

9-15 October, is Baby Loss Awareness Week (BLAW) where parents, their families and friends come together to acknowledge and remember their precious babies who have died.

Scratch the surface 2017

Psychiatric ward inspires art

Published on Thursday, 05 October 2017 in Events news

British Contemporary Artist Claire Margaret is to share the inspiration behind her new, exciting exhibition as part of Coventry’s Scratch the Surface - DIALOGUE, mental health arts festival.

Flash crossing

Coventry Flash crossing first outside London

Published on Thursday, 05 October 2017 in Parking, travel and streets news

Coventry has got its first 'flash crossing' on a wide section of road outside the station on the new Friargate boulevard.

Scratch the surface 2017

Art on buses to feature as part of mental health festival

Published on Wednesday, 04 October 2017 in Events news

Live drawing sessions on buses by artist and mental health advocate, Liz Atkin, will form part of a two week festival in Coventry.

Ribbon cutting at Hillfields Library

Hillfields Community Library officially opened on WATCH 20th anniversary

Published on Wednesday, 04 October 2017 in Libraries news

WATCH (Working Actively to Change Hillfields) celebrated 20 years and also the official re-launch of the Hillfields Community Library within the centre yesterday (Tuesday 3 October).

Lord Mayor of Coventry celebrates refugee contribution to city

Published on Friday, 29 September 2017 in Lord Mayor news

The Lord Mayor of Coventry, Councillor Tony Skipper hosted an awards ceremony which celebrated the contribution of refugees and asylum seekers to the city earlier this week.

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Published on Friday, 29 September 2017 in War Memorial Park news

An engraved paving stone will be unveiled in front of the Corporal Arthur Hutt VC Memorial, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the award, and to remember those who fell in battle.

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